Instinct Outdoor GPS Watch, Tundra


When you can rely on Instinct, the world can rely on you.

  • Free Standard Over $75
  • Free Express over $150

Instinct and our Garmin Connect online fitness community for automatic uploads, live tracking and the GroupTrack feature. Or, pair with the Garmin Explore website and app to plan adventures before you head out.

General Information: Lens Material: chemically strengthened glass. Bezel Material: fiber-reinforced polymer. Case material: fiber-reinforced polymer. QuickFit watch band compatible: yes (22 mm). Strap material: silicone. Physical size: 45 x 45 x 15.3 mm. Weight: 52 g. Water rating: 10 ATM. Display type: monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP). Display size: custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm). Display resolution: 128 x 128 pixels. Battery life: Smartwatch mode: Up to 14 days. GPS mode: Up to 16 hours. UltraTrac mode: Up to 40 hours. Memory/History: 16 MB.

Clock Features: Time/Date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Stopwatch and Sunrise/sunset times.

Sensors: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor, Barometric altimeter, Compass, Accelerometer, and Thermometer.

Daily Smart Features: Connectivity: Bluetooth, ANT+, Smart notifications, Text response/reject phone call with text (Android only), Calendar, Weather, Controls smartphone music, Find My Phone, Find My Watch, VIRB Camera Remote, Smartphone compatibility: iPhone, Android, Compatible with Garmin Connect Mobile.

Activity Tracking Features: Step counter, Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it), Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal), Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep), Calories burned, Floors climbed, Distance traveled, Intensity minutes, TrueUp, Move IQ, All-day Stress Tracking.

Fitness Equipment/Gym: Available gym activity profiles: Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga, Cardio workouts, Strength workouts, Automatic rep counting.

Training, Planning and Analysis Features: GPS speed and distance, Customizable data pages, Customizable activity profiles, Auto Pause, Interval training, Advanced workouts, Downloadable training plans, Auto Lap, Manual lap, Configurable lap alerts, Customizable alerts, Audio prompts, Finish time, Virtual Partner, Race an Activity, Course guidance, LiveTrack, Touch and/or button lock, Hot keys, Auto scroll, Activity history on watch.

Heart Rate Features: HR zones, HR alerts, HR calories, % HR max, % HRR, Auto max HR, HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices).

Running Features: Available run profiles unning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, GPS-based distance, time and pace, Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute), Run workouts, Foot pod capable.

Outdoor Recreation Features: Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Tactical, Point-to-point navigation, Bread crumb trail in real time, Back to start, TracBack, UltraTrac mode, Elevation profile, Distance to destination, Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert, Trail run auto climb, Vertical speed, Total ascent/descent, Future elevation plot, Compatible with BaseCamp, GPS coordinates, Projected waypoint, Sight ‘N Go, Area calculation, Sun and moon information, Dual grid coordinates, XERO Locations.

Cycling Features: Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Courses, Race an activity, Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal), Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor).

Swimming Features: Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories), Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly), Swim efficiency (SWOLF), Drill logging, Pool swim workouts, Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, calories).

In the box: Instinct, Charging/data cable and Documentation.


  • Constructed to U.S. military standard 810G for thermal, shock and water resistance (rated to 100 meters)
  • Built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) support helps track in more challenging environments than GPS alone
  • Monitor your heart rate, activity and stress; train with preloaded activity profiles
  • Stay connected with smart notifications and automatic data uploads to the Garmin Connect online fitness community
  • Use the TracBack feature to navigate the same route back to your starting point; use the Garmin Explore website and app to plan your trips in advance
  • Battery life: up to 14 days in smartwatch mode, up to 16 hours in GPS mode, up to 40 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode
  • Compatible with Alpha 100, Astro 430, Astro 900, PRO 550 Plus, VIRB 360, VIRB Ultra 30, Xero A1 Bow sight, Xero A1i Bow sight and inReach Mini.



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Weight 0.65 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 5 in